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    biennial - Dictionary definition and meaning for word biennial

    Definition
    (noun) (botany) a plant having a life cycle that normally takes two seasons from germination to death to complete; flowering biennials usually bloom and fruit in the second season Definition
    (adj) having a life cycle lasting two seasons
    Synonyms : two-year
    Example Sentence
    • a biennial life cycle
    • parsnips and carrots are biennial plants often grown as annuals
    Definition
    (adj) occurring every second year
    Synonyms : biyearly
    Example Sentence
    • they met at biennial conventions
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for biennial

FOR THE SELECTED MNEMONIC ABOVE,"BI+ANNUAL".IT IS ABSOLUTELY OPPOSITE AS BIANNUAL MEANS HAPPENING TWICE IN A YEAR.(SELECTORS PLEASE READ CAREFULLY)

Enn means year Therefore, Biennial - Happening every second year Perennial - continuing from year to year, present at all seasons.

BI-ANNUAL

Enn means year Therefore, +BI MEANS TWO.. Biennial - Happening every second year Perennial - continuing from year to year, present at all seasons.

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The word Biennial can be ralted to the word Binomial which means 2 tersm...so 2 terms implies 2 years

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